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Yvette D. Everhart

Yvette D. Everhart


Employment Law and Discrimination Lawyer
Sass Law Firm
Tampa, FL
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Attorney Biography

Yvette Everhart is a shareholder in the Sass Law Firm practicing labor and employment law in Florida since graduating from Stetson University College of Law and is an advocate of employee rights. Ms. Everhart is Board Certified in Labor & Employment Law by The Florida Bar with over 12 years of experience, making her well-versed in a wide variety of employment law issues. Over the years, Yvette has served on various committees and is a member of the Executive Council of the Labor and Employment Law Section of The Florida Bar, as well as Co-Chair of the Website Subcommittee of its Communications Committee.

Ms. Everhart’s experience includes representing individual employees before the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, as well as various government agencies, including the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the Florida Commission on Human Relations (FCHR), the Florida Public Employee Relations Committee (PERC), the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), and Florida’s unemployment agency, the Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO).

Yvette Everhart has spoken at a variety of employment law educational conferences and is the author of several published articles.  She is also co-author of the Florida Chapter of the national treatise, Employment at Will, a State-by-State Survey initially published in 2011 by the American Bar Association’s Section of Labor and Employment Law and BNA Bloomberg, as well as each yearly supplement and the 2017 Second Edition. Yvette is a current member and past President of the Florida Chapter of the National Employment Lawyers Association, also known as Florida NELA, and has been included on the Super Lawyers® list published by Thomson Reuters in the area of employment law.  After graduating cum laude from Stetson University, she attended Stetson University College of Law and was the recipient of both The Florida Bar’s Labor and Employment Law Dean W. Gary Vause Award and the school’s Judge Alexander Paskay Bankruptcy Award.


Practice Areas

 
Employment Law (40%)
 
Discrimination (20%)
 
Sexual Harassment (20%)
 
Wrongful Termination (20%)

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Bar Licenses

Florida State Bar
Florida
Member in Good Standing
2007

Work Experience

Sass Law Firm
Sass Law Firm
Shareholder Attorney
2007

Education

Stetson University College of Law
Stetson University College of Law
Juris Doctor
2006

Stetson University
Stetson University
Bachelor of BA, cum laude
2003

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Specialty Certifications

The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education
Board Certified Specialist
Labor & Employment Law
The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education
2017

Associations

Council Member
Executive Council, Labor and Employment Law Section, The Florida Bar
2017

Co-Chair
Website Subcommittee, Communications Committee, Labor and Employment Law Section, The Florida Bar
2017

Current Member,
Co-Chair (2016-2017)
Law School Liaison Subcommittee, Outreach Committee, Labor & Employment Law Section, The Florida Bar
2016

Current Member
Communications Committee, Labor and Employment Law Section, The Florida Bar
2016

Committee Member
Membership Outreach Subcommittee, Outreach Committee, Labor & Employment , The Florida Bar
20152016

Program Co-Chair
Hot Topics in Employment Law, Fall Conference, Labor and Employment Law Section, The Florida Bar
20152016

Current Member
Outreach Committee, Labor and Employment Law Section, The Florida Bar
2015

President,
President-Elect,
VP of Programming
Florida Chapter, National Employment Lawyers Association
20102013

Current Member
The Florida Bar, Labor & Employment Law Section

Current Member
American Bar Association, Section of Labor and Employment Law

Current Member
Florida Chapter of the National Employment Lawyers Association

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Awards & Recognitions

Florida Super Lawyers® in Employment Law
Thomson Reuters
2019

Top Attorney - Superb 10.0 Rating
Avvo, since 2008
2019

Rising Stars by Super Lawyers in Employment Law
Thomson Reuters
2017

Rising Stars by Super Lawyers in Employment Law
Thomson Reuters
2016

Dean W. Gary Vause Award
The Florida Bar Labor and Employment Law Section
2006

Judge Alexander Paskay Bankruptcy Award
Stetson University College of Law
2006

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Federal Court Admissions

U.S. District Court - Middle District of Florida

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Yvette D. Everhart
Sass Law Firm
601 West Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard
Tampa, FL 33603
www.employmentlawtampa.com
Office: 813.251.5599
Fax: 813.259.9797

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Membership with The Florida Bar -

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Specialty Certification Information

Certified in Employment Law -

Florida Bar Board Certification in Employment Law - Lawyers certified in "Labor and Employment Law" by the Florida Board of Legal Specialization have demonstrated substantial involvement in this area of the law.

Under Rule 6-23.2, the term "Labor and Employment law" is defined as "advice and representation concerning the application and interpretation of public and private sector labor and employment law principles, as well as employment discrimination and employment-related civil rights law."

Attorneys that practice labor and employment law in Florida deal with "state and federal laws that apply to the employment relationship including, but not limited to:

(1) the National Labor Relations Act, as amended;

(2) the Fair Labor Standards Act;

(3) Florida's public sector collective bargaining laws and career service appeals;

(4) the Employment Retirement Income Security Act;

(5) the Family Medical Leave Act;

(6) Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act and Florida's Civil Rights Act;

(7) the Americans With Disabilities Act;

(8) Occupational Safety and Health Act; [and]

(9) the Age Discrimination in Employment Act."



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